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damage
British English: /ˈdamɪdʒ/
American English: /ˈdæmɪdʒ/

Translation of damage in Italian:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (physical) (to building, machine, goods, environment)
    danno (masculine)
    danni (masculine plural) (to a) (from causato da)
    to do o cause damage not much damage was done to the car
    l'auto non ha subito molti danni
    damage of £300 was done to the car
    l'auto ha subito danni per 300 sterline
    storm damage
    danni causati da intemperie
    water, frost damage
    danni causati dall'acqua, dal gelo
    criminal damage (Law)
    atti vandalici
    damage to property (Law) damage or loss (in insurance)
    danni o perdita
  • 3 [figurative]to do damage to
    nuocere a (cause, trade)
    minare (self-confidence)
    rovinare, compromettere (relationship, reputation)
    political damage
    danno politico
    (a lot of) damage was done to something
    qualcosa è stato (seriamente) compromesso
    it's too late, the damage is done
    troppo tardi, il danno è fatto

also: damages plural noun

(Law)
  • danni (masculine) , risarcimento (masculine) (dei) danni, indennizzo (masculine)
    to claim for damages
    chiedere il risarcimento (dei) danni (against somebody a qualcuno)
    a claim for damages
    una richiesta di risarcimento (dei) danni
    he paid £700 (in) damages
    ha pagato 700 sterline di risarcimento (dei) danni
    damages for loss of earnings agreed damages
    risarcimento pattuito
    to be liable for damages
    rispondere dei danni

transitive verb

Idioms

what's the damage?

[informal]
qual è la spesa? quant'è?

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